Inner Circle

/ɪnə ˈsɜkəl/ (say inuh 'serkuhl)

noun
the group of countries where English is long-established as the community's primary language, as the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, etc.
{coined by Braj Kachru, born 1932, Indian linguist in the US specialising in World English}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • inner circle — inner circles N COUNT: usu sing, oft N of n An inner circle is a small group of people within a larger group who have a lot of power, influence, or special information. Among Mr Blair s inner circle of advisers are Derek Scott and Roger Liddle …   English dictionary

  • inner circle — noun count a small group of people who have a lot of power or influence within a larger group: the inner circle of the Imperial court …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • inner circle — noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose • Syn: ↑clique, ↑coterie, ↑ingroup, ↑pack, ↑camp • Hypernyms: ↑set, ↑circle, ↑band, ↑lot …   Useful english dictionary

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